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Hello, I've had a 2009 pontiac g6 as a secondary vehicle for about 3 years now. In august, I was attempting to install a new bluetooth radio (had already researched its compatibility with the vehicle) and forgotten to order an aftermarket wiring harness, unwilling to deal with COVID delivery all over again. I got a diagram for the radio wiring and attempted to hotwire it. After doing so the radio cut on for a short while, after turning the key in the ignition the car would not start. The lights on the dash and overhead would flicker but i wouldn't hear the starter, but the headlights work so it wasn't the battery. After about 5 minutes of doing so i checked the fuseboxes for any blown fuses and turned the key one last time and it snapped. It is now December and I am finally getting around to fixing this nightmare. I called a locksmith and got the key removed and a new one made, now I am trying to figure out what to do next as I am looking for the fastest and cost efficient way to fix this issue. I was told it could be the wiring from the ignition switch from the automotive locksmith, or from the internet it could be my ignition switch. Any information helps!
 

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I got my Kenwood radio from Crutchfield and also bought the little box that's used to properly terminate the factory DIC wiring. Not sure how you wired up your radio but I would suspect that is the problem. I don't think leaving wires simply dangling is a good thing with these cars.
 

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Hello, I've had a 2009 pontiac g6 as a secondary vehicle for about 3 years now. In august, I was attempting to install a new bluetooth radio (had already researched its compatibility with the vehicle) and forgotten to order an aftermarket wiring harness, unwilling to deal with COVID delivery all over again. I got a diagram for the radio wiring and attempted to hotwire it. After doing so the radio cut on for a short while, after turning the key in the ignition the car would not start. The lights on the dash and overhead would flicker but i wouldn't hear the starter, but the headlights work so it wasn't the battery. After about 5 minutes of doing so i checked the fuseboxes for any blown fuses and turned the key one last time and it snapped. It is now December and I am finally getting around to fixing this nightmare. I called a locksmith and got the key removed and a new one made, now I am trying to figure out what to do next as I am looking for the fastest and cost efficient way to fix this issue. I was told it could be the wiring from the ignition switch from the automotive locksmith, or from the internet it could be my ignition switch. Any information helps!
Did you ever figure out the issue?
I'm dealing with the same issue in my 07 g6 after attempting to replace the radio
 

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You removed the connectors from the stock GM radio and plugged them into the new aftermarket radio. You probably noticed that the stock radio had an extra wire bundle that didn't have a corresponding place to plug it into the new radio. Like I said above, I don't think you can just leave that dangling.
 
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